SciGirls holds webinars to discuss what’s new in the world of SciGirls, STEM education, gender equity, and more. We also bring in guests from the SciGirls CONNECT community to share with us their expertise on a variety of topics.
Below you will find links to our archived sessions (click the session title). If you would like to join the discussions and attend these webinars live, please contact Niki Becker at email@example.com.
A conversation about inspiring, motivating, and retaining girls and young women in STEM.
Hosted by Dr. Violeta Garcia, STEM Learning by Design and SciGirls Season Four mentor and Rebecca Peters, Program Manager at the Innovation Center.
Reflecting on Practice (RoP) is a professional learning program for informal science educators developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, California. The program immerses educators in discussions about, reflections on, and applications of research and theory on learning and teaching science.
Hosted by Dr. Lynn Tran, The Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley
Get ideas for your STEM programming beyond summer camps.
Please join SciGirls and host Sara Kobilka, The University of Arizona
Learn about citizen science projects for your summer STEM programming
hosted Catherine Hoffman, SciStarter
Effective messaging to get kids into STEM
hosted by Tricia Berry, Texas Girls Collaborative Project and Women in Engineering Program at UT Austin
We will discuss how micromessages can have an impact on underrepresented youth.
hosted by Dr. Alicia Santiago, SciGirls Latino Engagement Specialist
How to Present SciGirls at Your Local Conferences and Workshops
Tips and resources for presenting SciGirls content to educators.
hosted by Sarah Carter, SciGirls
SciGirls believes that families are partners in helping girls to pursue STEM studies. Together with our partners at the National Girls Collaborative, we created a guide that contains strategies and practical tips to help you encourage your girl to be STEMsational!
hosted by Dr. Brenda Britsch and Casi Herrera from the National Girls Collaborative Project
Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.
hosted by Madhavi Bhasin, Senior Director, Technovation
A look back on the past 5 years of SciGirls CONNECT and a look ahead at what’s to come.
Hosted by Niki Becker, Sarah Carter, and Rita Karl, SciGirls
A review of the SciGirls Reflect. The conference goal was to determine how educators implement SciGirls Gender Equitable Teaching Strategies (GETS) they learned in training and how or if these educators find the strategies effective.
Hosted by Dr. Brenda Britsch, National Girls Collaborative Project
Hosted by Jennifer Fee, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
The overarching goal of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Projectis to better understand how and why monarch populations vary in time and space, with a focus on monarch distribution and abundance during the breeding season in North America.
Hosted by Sarah Weaver and Wendy Caldwell, The University of Minnesota
Find lessons under Driven to Discover Citizen Science Curricula on http://monarchlab.org/education-and-gardening/curricula/
CoCoRAHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network)
CoCoRAHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow).
Hosted by Noah Newman, CoCoRaHS Education Coordinator
A year-round project to collect high-quality data from participants that will provide knowledge of how different environments will influence the location of birds in urban areas.
hosted by Karen Purcell, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Citizen Science in the Zooniverse:The world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.
hosted by Kelly Borden from Adler Planetarium
Learn about the citizen science project, FrogWatch USA
hosted by Arslan Ahmad from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Helpful Links from this presentation:
- FrogWatch USA website: http://www.frogwatch.org/
- AZA homepage https://www.aza.org/
- Online Data Entry: http://frogwatch.fieldscope.org/v3
- Online Courses: http://www.elearning.aza.org/frogwatch-usa
- YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/FrogWatchUSA
- Printable Manuals & Handouts: https://www.aza.org/current-frogwatch-volunteers
Learn about the citizen science project, Nature’s Notebook, and Phenology
hosted by LoriAnne Barnett, USA National Phenology Network
Helpful Links to get started on your Nature’s Notebook citizen science project:
- Nature’s Notebook: www.nn.usanpn.org
- USA-NPN Home Page: www.usanpn.org
- To get started: https://www.usanpn.org/nn/become-observer
- Learn How to Observe: www.usanpn.org/nn/guidelines
- Start a Local Project: https://www.usanpn.org/nn/connect/project
- Education Home Page: https://www.usanpn.org/education
- Nature’s Notebook curriculum: https://www.usanpn.org/educate/nn_curriculum
- Host a workshop, including Teacher Training Workshop Samples: https://www.usanpn.org/educate/workshop_resources
- Getting Started with Nature’s Notebook in the Classroom: https://www.usanpn.org/get_started_classroom
A look at our new mobile-friendly website and games!
hosted by Joan Freese, SciGirls Interactive Manager
Connecting real people to real science they can do.
hosted by Darlene Cavalier, founder, SciStarter
First look at Season 3 of SciGirls!
hosted by Sarah Carter, SciGirls STEM Content and Outreach Manager
How to bring STEM to younger kids.
hosted by Julie Malmberg, The GLOBE Program
hosted by Kim Bishop, Kaelly Farnham, and Laura McCarter from Keysight Technologies
hosted by Sarah Carter, SciGirls STEM Content and Outreach Specialist
hosted by Jill Arrigoni, Interactive Media Manager, Sparticl
Discussion on how to engage your kids in STEM beyond the classroom.
hosted by Tricia Berry, Director, Women in Engineering Program at University of Texas at Austin
hosted by Stacey Forsyth, Director of Science Discovery at University of Colorado at Boulder
An overview of the SciGirls Seven and SciGirls resources in Spanish.
hosted by Alicia Santiago, Co-PI SciGirls CONNECT and Carlo Nunez, Latino Outreach Specialist
hosted by Gina Santoianni, Mote Marine Laboratory and Certified SciGirls Trainer
A look back at the past year of SciGirls.
hosted by SciGirls‘ Rita Karl, Director of STEM Outreach & Education and Niki Becker, Outreach Coordinator.
Discussion on collaborating with your local PBS station.
hosted by Nancy Coddington, WSKG and Michelle Kortenaar, Sciencenter of Ithaca, NY.
Discussion on resources and how to create a program for girls.
hosted by Sara Kobilka and Jennifer Koska, Certified SciGirls Trainers
Connecting with Latino Audiences
Discussion on Latino culture and engaging Latino women in STEM.
hosted by Alicia Santiago, Latino Outreach Specialist and SciGirls Co-PI.
Discussion on creating networks and leveraging resources.
hosted by Lou Papai, Director of Education, Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center
Collaborative Lead, Louisiana STEM Girls Collaborative Project, Regional Hub Lead, Girls RISE Museum Network, Regional Trainer, SciGirls